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What’s Killing American High School Football Stars?

College and professional American football are in the midst of a serious concussion crisis, with former players exhibiting extreme brain injuries after decades of hard hits to the head. For some players, arthritis and joint trauma are long-term prices paid for the gridiron glories of their youth.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The brains of today’s football players are probably more inflamed than in the past due to the decreased consumption of omega-3 fatty acids. ¬†This lowers the threshold for concussion injury and its consequences.

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